Posted on: July 21, 2016 Posted by: Thomas Walker Comments: 0
Spanish destinations

Andalusia, Valencia, the Balearic Islands and Catalonia are among the most demanded Spanish destinations to visit this summer 2016. We tell all the details in the next few lines.

The warm rays of the summer sun encourage us to leave the everyday life of our home and visiting environments that lie beyond the borders of our hometown. The International Tourism Fair (FITUR), erected as the benchmark to determine which are most appropriate for travel destinations, stated in its latest edition some of the most in demand this summer 2016 to attend corners.

Major Spanish destinations for travel this summer 2016

Environments Costa de la Luz and Chiclana de la Frontera in Cadiz, Roquetas de Mar (Almería) or Costa del Sol in Malaga account for 34% of requests for this time of year, followed by Menorca, Majorca and Ibiza (Balearic Islands) in 20% , the Costa Blanca of Alicante (Valencia) in a 13% and the Costa Brava in Gerona or Barcelona (Catalonia) in a11%.

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Alongside the latter has to take into account that the domestic demand for vacation rentals has increased significantly compared Summer 2015 in Catalonia, Andalusia and the Balearic Islands by 71%, 57% and 51% respectively. Similarly, the results of studies performed indicate that the average stay in these Spanish destinations will be approximately 8/9 days.

Chiclana de la Frontera

The municipality is segmented between its urban area considered of cultural interest and urban environments “La Banda” with more modern buildings and “The Place” where the most important religious buildings are located. You cannot miss the Church of San Juan Bautista, the Chapel of Santa Ana or the Ribera del Iro River and its beaches.

Roquetas de Mar

One of the most charming places in Almeria is Roquetas de Mar, within which we will find the Castillo de Santa Ana, the Punta Entinas Natural Park, the Aquarium, the beaches of La Bajadilla, Las Salinas, La Serena and La Romanilla.


Another of the most popular destinations is the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca, also known by its inhabitants as Sa Roqueta (the little rock) or Balearis Maior by the Romans.In addition to letting you lose the narrow streets that cross the island capital Palma Mallorca, you must not miss the Cathedral of Palma, Bellver Castle, Las Cuevas or the attractive village of Sóller.

Costa Blanca (Alicante)

One of the biggest attractions of this place are represented in the city of Jávea, equipped with one of the best microclimates in the world. The landscape is lush and combined with a wide variety of beaches that offer from soft sand to stones and rocks. Nor can we overlook some of the most popular to travel this summer 2016 as Calpe, Altea and Benidorm municipalities.

Costa Brava (Gerona)

Natural environments and amazing people is what we find along our journey through this Spanish corner. Thus, in the Cabo de Creus we will find Cadaqués, a fishing village that inspired Salvador Dalí. Equally beautiful it is the Cap Creus Natural Park for those who like quiet or Lloret de Mar with a nightlife as active. You will not miss at the top of Mount Puig Aspre the medieval Pals environment. The mere fact of walking on cobblestone streets take us in seconds to a bygone era full of magic.

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Spain, one of the most popular destinations for Europeans in summer 2016

As if this were not enough, Spain also stands as the preferred destination for European tourists , leading the ranking in countries like Germany, France, Portugal, Italy and the United Kingdom. Specifying in Spanish destination for this sector of the foreign population, a clear preference for the observed coastal areas.

Thus, while the British, Italians and Germans focus their interest in the Balearic Islands, the French do in Catalonia. With respect to the summer of last year, there is a clear increase in the interest to travel to Spain this summer period of 2016 by Europeans. So much so that UK demand increases up to 78%, followed closely by Italy by 71%, Portugal 44%, France 39% and Germany at 22%.

In addition to all these regions, FITUR foresee an increase in visits Madrid until September 11 the exhibition at the Prado Museum pays tribute to one of the great geniuses of the Renaissance: The Bosco. In the sample pictures donated by various art galleries in the world like New York Metropolian included.

Also, remember that since last June, tourists can enjoy the cruise Harmony of the seas, the new world that will debut on the largest ship city of Barcelona. One of its most outstanding features is the Ultimate Abyss, the highest slide built so far in these boats. Its starting point will start in Barcelona to travel around the Mediterranean Sea. Which of those of the Spanish destinations most in demand for travel this summer 2016 acudiríais you?

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